Chinese Company Assembles 10 3D-Printed Concrete Houses in a Day for Less Than $5,000 Each

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UN Climate Chief Calls for ‘Urgent Transformation’ of Oil and Gas Industry for a Greener Future

April 4, 2014 by  
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On the heels of the IPCC ‘s landmark global warming report , UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres is calling on the oil and gas industry to urgently transform for a cleaner, low-carbon future. Figueres stated that in order to prevent global temperatures from rising a catastrophic 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times, three quarters of the world’s fossil fuel reserves must be left in the ground. Read the rest of UN Climate Chief Calls for ‘Urgent Transformation’ of Oil and Gas Industry for a Greener Future Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bill McKibben , Christiana Figueres , Climate Change , exxon mobil , fossil fuel divestment , fossil fuel industry , global warming , International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association , IPCC , oil and gas industry , UN        

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New EQ-Top Seismic Wallpaper Can Save Lives in an Earthquake

April 5, 2012 by  
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Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Bayer have developed a seismic wallpaper that can hold up building walls during earthquakes. The system, called EQ-Top , is a glass fiber fabric that can help keep mason walls stable. After two years of research and testing, the patented product, which could help keep office buildings and apartments safer during an earthquake, will soon be available for purchase. Read the rest of New EQ-Top Seismic Wallpaper Can Save Lives in an Earthquake Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adhesive , Bayer , earthquakes , EQ-top , glass fiber fabric , glass fibers , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology , seismic wallpaper , wallpaper

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SmartDeco Builds Eco-Friendly and Easy to Assemble Flat-Pack Furniture

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If you’ve been looking for some basic furniture for your home, check out SmartDeco ‘s eco-friendly creations. Founded in 2011, SmartDeco produces 100% recyclable furniture that is proudly made in the USA. The furniture can be ordered online and it arrives flat-packed at your front door. Boasting tool-free assembly, each piece folds together intuitively in just minutes. Each piece in the collection is made using EnviroBoard , an affordable and eco-friendly alternative to traditional furniture substrates. + SmartDeco The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , eco-friendly furniture , eco-friendly materials , enviroboard , enviroboard furniture , flat pack furniture , smartdeco

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